The Edinburgh String Ensemble are the foremost String Quartet in Edinburgh and throughout Scotland. We perform at weddings and events throughout Edinburgh, Livingston, Dunfermline, Musselburgh, Rosyth, Dalkeith, Kilcaldy, and across Scotland.
Through continual innovation and the highest standards of performance, we are certain we can create for you the right atmosphere for your wedding or event. Our string repertoire contains more than 3150 pieces from Mahler to Michael Bublé, offering you the largest music collection in Scotland for your wedding or event. We delight in delivering quality of performance and a visual feast to your event, making it a day to remember!
String Quartet members boast a combined experience of many years performing at weddings and events at many venues around Edinburgh and Scotland. These include The Edinburgh Playhouse, Scottish Parliament, The Queens Hall, Assembly Hall, Murrayfield and many more. We are regular performers with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, English Symphony Orchestra and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
In addition to being classically trained musicians, we perform many kinds of music through our quartet. This includes jazz, tango, popular and folk. We also perform traditional baroque, classical and romantic pieces. Please take a look at our weddings and events pages for video and advice. You can contact us via the contact us page.
The UK’s Biggest YouTube Channel
Our famous YouTube channel is The String Quartet Channel. No other string quartet has a YouTube channel like this. With over 45 million views and 95,000 subscribers, we are the most popular string quartet channel on YouTube. We have uploaded a huge 1240 videos of us performing onto 45 playlists for your viewing pleasure. All of the music we perform in our videos we have available for your wedding or event.
A String Quartet consists of two violins, a viola, and a cello. A first violinist, second violinist, violist, and cellist. The String Quartet is a group four instruments with strings that play together to perform a musical composition, usually in three or four movements, for four stringed instruments.
“Everyone was extremely impressed and you kept your spirits up and remained cheerful to the end. I hope you’ll enjoy watching the programme when it goes out. Thank you once again for all your help and apologies for writing so late, Kind Regards, Philip (First Assistant Director)”
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Brides Magazine (Condé Nast)
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